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Olympian Carol Rodriguez Participates In Interview With Little Rock, Arkansas Student Lauryn Ashley Pendleton Via Twitter [This interview with Carol Rodriguez was conducted on Thursday, March 3, 2011 for B.U. Magazine, Little Rock, Arkansas. Interviewer was Lauryn Ashley Pendleton]

Lauryn: Hi Carol Rodriguez, I am Lauryn Ashley Pendleton. Carol Rodriguez: Hello! =) Lauryn: Thank you for allowing me to interview you. This is my first interview. My first question is, when did you start running track? Carol: No problem! =) I was 14 years old which was my freshmen year in high school when I first started running track. Lauryn: I have six more years until I’m 14. What was the first thing you did when you found out you made the Olympic Team? Carol: I was really excited when I found out I made it, one of the things I did was call my mom and told her. Lol =) Lauryn: What event do you race? Carol: The 100m, 200m, and 400m Lauryn: My mom says that means you run really fast. Is there a song that gets you pumped before a track meet? Carol: Tell your mom I said Thank You! =) I have a playlist on my iPod that mainly consist of songs by Lil Wayne that I listen to. Lauryn: She said YW. Where are you from and what high school did you attend? Carol: I’m from Southern California. And I attended Western High School in Orange County and then I transferred to Long Beach Wilson.


Lauryn: If you didn’t run track, would you play another sport? If so, which 1? Carol: Yea, I would play Tennis =) Lauryn: I play tennis too. I want to play you. LOL. How many hours do you think you practice track in one week? Carol: Nice! We have to play a game one day! =) I train 5 days a week. Around 4 hours a day. So I would say about 20 hours a week. Lauryn: WOW! That is a long time. 1 last question. What advice would you give a young female athlete? Carol: =) My advice would be to stay focused on their goals 2 never give up even when it gets tuff and most importantly to have fun! Lauryn: Thank you so much for the interview! My mom will email you a copy Bye Bye Carol: You’re welcome!! Thanks for interviewing me! =) [End of Interview]

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Lauryn Ashley Pendleton Interviews Olympic Sprinter Carol Rodriguez  

Lauryn interviews Carol about sports and her interest

Lauryn Ashley Pendleton Interviews Olympic Sprinter Carol Rodriguez  

Lauryn interviews Carol about sports and her interest

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